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Technological Innovation. Companies. By type of innovation

Technological Innovation. Companies. 2014-2018 By type of innovation
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Companies with activities for technological innovation in the reference year 3,631 3,632 3,408 3,406 :
Companies with technological innovation in the last three years 4,307 4,303 4,024 4,092 6,457
% of total companies 15.8 15.4 14.3 14.3 21.3
By type of innovation
product 2,336 2,480 2,325 : 3,638
process 3,238 3,202 2,977 : 5,405
product and process 1,267 1,378 1,279 : :
EIN companies in the last three years (1) 4,925 4,869 4,575 : :
% of total companies 18.0 17.4 16.2 : :
EIN companies applying for patents 367 357 330 : :
EIN companies cooperating with technological innovation 1,266 1,284 1,222 : :
Source: Idescat, based on data from the INE's Survey of innovation in companies.
Notes:
- Companies with head offices in Catalonia.
- In 2018 a methodological change was made due to the application of the new revision of the Oslo Manual (2018). The concepts in the table have been obtained by approximation from the new methodology and, therefore, there has been a break in time series with the results of previous years.
(1) innovative industrial company - includes those companies with technological innovations that are in progress or unsuccessful in the same period.
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